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Welcome to the 2019 Homeschooling Conference

Saturday, April 27, 2019 Kanata Baptist Church 465 Hazeldean Rd. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Heidi St. John from Tennessee

The 2018 Conference is now over.

Keynote Speaker was Dr. Brian and Betsy Ray

Special Guest Speaker: Sandra Freedman - Federal Conservative Nomination Candidate and Christian homeschool graduate.

Recordings for the 2018 Conference will be available soon.

The Annual RVHEA Homeschool Conference offers something for everyone!
Parents, this is a Professional Development Day, an Encouragement Day, and a day of Planning and Preparation all in one!
Youth, (age 13+)  this is a day for you too! You will have a special track of exciting activities and fellowship with first rate speakers.

We have sessions for:  Youth, Dads, New Homeschoolers, As yet Homeschoolers, Parents of Preschoolers, Homeschooling Middle School, Homeschooling High School, Homeschooling a child with Special Needs...

Plus a top notch Vendor Hall to browse with experienced Vendors to answer your curriculum questions.

Registration online!

Come Join Us!

The association hosts an annual homeschooling conference and curriculum fair. The conference brings together experienced speakers, quality vendors and homeschooling families from across Ontario, and North America.

Keynote Speaker Brian and Betsy Ray

photo of keynote speaker

Brian D. Ray, Ph.D. founded the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI), in 1990  and is the president of the institute. He holds his Ph.D. in science education from Oregon State University, his M.S. in zoology from Ohio University, and his B.S. in biology from the University of Puget Sound. Dr. Ray has been a middle school and high school classroom teacher in both public and private schools, an undergraduate college professor, and a university professor at the graduate level. He is a leading international expert with regard to homeschool research. Dr. Ray executes and publishes research, speaks to the public, testifies before legislators, and serves as an expert witness in courts.

He and his wife Betsy have home educated their eight children ages 19-30's since birth.

 Keynote Speaker Sessions: What makes you think you can teach your own?; Swimming Upstream, Why continue Homeschooling?; If Homeschooling is so good,, why don't Educators Promote it?; Love and Leading; On Your Toes: Homeschooling with Toddlers Underfoot; Parents: Ignite the Fire of Your Mind; and more!

Click on the Seminar button for our day's schedule and host of other topics and speakers!

Click on the following for a printable copy of the Conference Poster
Conference Poster

Conference Fees

RVHEA Conference April 21, 2018

Registration now open

Early bird pricing until March 24, 2018

Recordings will be available for download mid May


(Fees do not include on-line registration charges)
Spouse attends free


Early Bird Rate (until March 24, 2018)

Regular rate
(ends April 18)

At the Door

RVHEA Member* $35 $45 $50
Non member $40 $50 $55
Pastor/Missionary $20 $25 $30
Teens 13+ $10 $10 $15

Vendor Hall Only Pass:  $15 at 10:00 a.m., $10 after 3:00 p.m

*To register online as a member, you will need your membership #, which may be found on your Membership Card (login required).

Registration Here


What Attendees Say

  • Keynote speaker was amazing! The whole day was wonderful and just what was needed to put wind in my sails!
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